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Your next BMW could be built in Mexico - New plant in San Luis Potosíby Tim Jones on July 03, 2014 at 01:49:00 PM
The BMW Group will build a new plant in Mexico in close proximity to the city of San Luis Potosí in the state of the same name. This move is in line with the company's clear strategic policy of ensuring globally-balanced growth.
How does BMW adding a plant in Mexico make you feel about the future of the brand?
GoPro iDrive integration from BMW Appsby Tim Jones on June 12, 2014 at 11:42:00 AM
Integrate your GoPro into BMW iDrive using BMW apps. In BMW vehicles equipped with the BMW Apps or MINI Connected option, a GoPro camera may now be configured and controlled using BMWs iDrive controller and high-resolution screen.
In addition to aiming the camera using BMW's large central screen, users may quickly choose between six pre-set camera modes: Leisure Drive Facing Out, Night Driving, Sport Drive Facing Out, Drive Camera Facing In, Winding Road Time-lapse, and Straight Road Time-lapse. The camera's RECORD function may be started and stopped by the driver at will, and vital camera status indicators are displayed, including recording elapsed time, battery life, and Wi-Fi signal strength. The user may also toggle the camera's SLEEP mode to prolong battery life between shots.
Bimmerfest coverage of the 2014 Geneva Auto Showby Tim Jones on March 08, 2014 at 02:23:00 PM
The 2014 Geneva International Motor Show was a grand event for BMW with numerous models celebrate their European premiere. Highlights include the 4 Series Gran Coupe, the FWD 2 Series Active Tourer, LCI X3 SUV, F80 M3 and F82 M4. Click through all the photos to see what was at the show.
BMW returns to original factory building from 1918by Tim Jones on February 26, 2014 at 10:50:00 AM
BMW has acquired a plot of land covering more than 140,000 square feet in Munich. Its close proximity to BMW Plant Munich, BMW's "four-cylinder" building, BMW Welt and the BMW Museum makes this an ideal new home for BMW Group Classic.
Among the buildings on the plot is a section of the original BMW factory built in 1918. The company will therefore regain ownership of part of the old aero engine production halls, we well as the entrance building from those early days.
Funny BMW Commercial: Opportunity Knocks with a BMW 3 Seriesby Tim Jones on February 11, 2014 at 05:54:00 PM
When opportunity knocks, don't let it pass you by. Meet the BMW 3 Series. This is one of the funnier commercial of late from BMW.
BMW a finalist in every category for the World Car Awardsby Tim Jones on February 11, 2014 at 11:25:00 AM
With the countdown running for the 2014 World Car Awards (WCAs) ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) BMW has taken a spot in every category. The F32 BMW 4 Series for the World Car of the Year, F15 BMW X5 for the World Luxury Car, BMW M6 Gran Coupe for World Performance Car, BMW i3 for WOrld Green Car and again the BMW i3 for the World Car Design.
Three "Value Champion" wins for BMW with the 3 Touring, X3 and 5 Touringby Tim Jones on February 07, 2014 at 11:14:00 AM
BMW takes home "Value Champion" wins in the mid-range, compact SUV and luxury segment with the 3 series touring, X3 and 3 series touring.
The 2015 BMW X3 Gets Updated including sDrive Optionby Tim Jones on February 05, 2014 at 06:00:00 PM
BMW is known for their mid-cycle changes and that time has come for the F25 X3. The biggest changes are probably with the addition of an sDrive (rear wheel drive) model and the new xDrive20d model variant. Both new additions give BMW buyers more choices when picking out their next Sport Activity Vehicle.
BMW at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show - Over 500 photos of the showby Tim Jones on January 13, 2014 at 10:36:00 AM
BMW pull the cover back on the all new BMW M3 and M4 as well as the 2 series coupe and M235i at the Detroit Auto Show. In addition to the hot new M cars BMW's new eletric division is being displayed with the BMW i3 and i8. BMW's new X5 as well as all other models are represented as well. The Detroit auto show runs January 18th - 25th, make sure you stop by the BMW booth to see the new models.
BMW Launch film - 2015 M3 Sedan and M4 Coupeby Tim Jones on December 11, 2013 at 06:15:00 PM
Featuring a return to the inline-6 engine format made famous by BMW M, the all-new, 3.0-liter BMW M3 and M4 engine is approximately 10 kilograms lighter than its V-8 predecessor and packs an even stronger punch. With 425 horsepower from 5,500 – 7,300 rpm, 406 lb-ft of torque from 1,850 – 5,500 rpm, and capable of 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds.